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African FX volatility muted, SA seen hiking rates by 25bps next week

In the commodity market, gold bears were put to the sword overnight as a weaker dollar and geopolitical tensions around Ukraine boosted the metals safe haven appeal. A report from the Ghana Statistical Service showed that producer inflation in the mi...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 January 2022

ETM's FX risk barometer points to more tough times for the Ghanaian Cedi

The spotlight remains on oil this morning. Morocco: Data from Morocco’s central banked showed that the country’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $37.05bn by January 7, a 6.8% rise on a year-on-year basis. In a report published on Monday, global cre...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 18 January 2022

Fitch downgrades Ghana, oil hits a 7-year high

Commodities are in focus this morning. Equally faith in the longer term strength of the dollar is fading and this could well underpin the yellow metal going forward. Specifically, tax income in the six months through December grew by nearly a third t...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 17 January 2022
Flash Report / Kenya

Safaricom: The never-ending price war and regulatory risk

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) plans to cut the mobile termination rate (MTR) from KES0.99 to KES0.12 per minute. Airtel Kenya and Telkom will benefit from the change, while Safaricom will lose out. Under the new MTR, this would have been...
Tellimer Research Ayobami
Ayobami Omole @ Tellimer Research 13 January 2022
Safaricom: The never-ending price war and regulatory risk
Safaricom: The never-ending price war and regulatory risk

Egyptian bonds look set for another solid performance in 2022

The base metals outlook continues to be supported by supply chain issues that are compounding on one another. Various LATAM sources of key base metals have reported lower output in recent data, while geopolitics in Europe and the threat of economic s...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 12 January 2022

Ghana's fiscal premium in distress territory, Ugandan Shilling shines

Industrial metals prices continue to be strung between the specter of insufficient global supply and some uncertainty surrounding the Chinese and European growth outlooks. While the increase was marginal, this was the fastest pace of price growth in ...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 11 January 2022